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Actor Charlie Sheen will attend Wizard World Comic Con June 3-4


Published: Apr 21, 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - April 13, 2017 - (Newswire.com) Hollywood headliner Charlie Sheen, whose dozens of topline film and TV credits include hits “Two and Half Men,” “Anger Management,” Wall Street and Platoon, will appear at Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia on Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4. The actor, writer and producer will greet fans, pose for photo ops, sign autographs and conduct an interactive fan Q&A at the pop culture extravaganza at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Center City Philadelphia.

Sheen’s awards include a Golden Globe, a Bronze Wrangler, and a Motion Picture star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has been nominated for three Emmy Awards, two Golden Globes, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Some of his other memorable roles have come in feature films Major League, Eight Men Out and Hot Shots and in the acclaimed TV series “Spin City.” The outspoken star is a popular figure on social media, with nearly 12 million Twitter followers and similarly huge Facebook and Instagram universes.

In Philadelphia, he joins Gene Simmons (KISS front man), Millie Bobby Brown (“Stranger Things”) and Michael Rooker (Guardians of the Galaxy) on the guest roster. Additional celebrities will be announced closer to the start of the show.

Sheen is scheduled to make his Wizard World Comic Con debut in Minneapolis, May 6-7, then attend Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines, May 20-21.
 

Wizard World Comic Con events bring together thousands of fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. The seventh event scheduled on the 2017 Wizard World calendar, Philadelphia show hours are Thursday, June 1, 4-9 p.m.; Friday, June 2, noon-7p.m.; Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, June 4, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Kids 10 and under are admitted free with paid adult.

Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia is also the place for cosplay, with fans young and old showing off their best costumes throughout the event. Fans dressed as every imaginable character – and some never before dreamed – will roam the convention floor and participate in the famed Wizard World Costume Contest on Saturday evening.

For more on the 2017 Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia, visit http://wizd.me/PhiladelphiaPR.

About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)

Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com) produces comic, gaming and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of topical programming and entertainment takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A's, comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening parties and more. Wizard World has also launched ComicConBox™ (www.comicconbox.com), a premium subscription-based monthly box service, SocialCon™ (www.socialcon.com) and Wizard World Touring. Fans can interact with Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social media services.

The 2017 Wizard World convention schedule is available at: http://www.wizardworld.com/comiccon.